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Re: Validator bug for HTML 4.01 Strict DTD?

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 19:04:16 -0000
Message-ID: <012701c1bb0a$8f5eb420$ca969dc3@emedia.co.uk>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
"Nick Kew" <nick@webthing.com>
> On Sun, 10 Feb 2002, Davydd Cook wrote:
>
> > Wondering about this and how anybody would manage to write a framed
site
> > using the strict HTML 4.01 DTD, I popped over to
>
> You wouldn't.  You would use another DTD.
>
> If you want to open another window, you would use a scripting event,
> thereby empowering users who don't want another window to turn it
> off even if they have a primitive browser that fails to warn them
> about new windows.

What particular script did you have in mind?  all scripts I know of that
actually work in even a majority of browsers with appropriate fallback
require a target attribute - it's depressing but it's the current state
of the world, due to the way that window.open is disabled by browsers.

Jim.
Received on Thursday, 21 February 2002 14:06:40 GMT

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